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Hotel and Accommodation Industry

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  • DirecTV and Weather Channel ink carriage deal, ending dispute

    DirecTV and Weather Channel ink carriage deal, ending dispute
    The storm between the Weather Channel and DirecTV has finally cleared.  The network will return to the satellite television provider on Wednesday, the companies said, following a carriage dispute that had left the channel blacked out for DirecTV's 20...
  • Beyond the Heartbleed threat

    Beyond the Heartbleed threat
    The discovery of the Heartbleed bug, an online security flaw that's alarmingly widespread, was just the latest reminder of how vulnerable Internet users are to the mistakes made by others. In this case, a programming error in a supposedly secure...
  • On Vegas Strip, the Harmon tower set to fall -- with a whimper

    On Vegas Strip, the Harmon tower set to fall --  with a whimper
    LAS VEGAS — One by one, the grand old dames of the Strip outlived their charms — the Dunes, Stardust and Aladdin — and down they came, thanks to some well-rigged dynamite, in a booming flash of bravado and showmanship that became this...
  • Taking advantage of last-minute travel bargains

    Taking advantage of last-minute travel bargains
    Question: A reader writes that she and her husband are retired, older than 70 and want to travel. They can leave at a moment's notice, so they want to know whether they can take advantage of last-minute deals and, if so, where. (For security reasons, we...
  • A missed chance to help L.A.'s homeless

     A missed chance to help L.A.'s homeless
    What the homeless need most is permanent supportive housing. Not shelter beds, not handouts or the occasional hot meal. They need housing in a building or complex that offers the services they require — substance-abuse treatment, mental health...
  • Tension rises over Chumash Indian plan for Santa Ynez Valley casino

    Tension rises over Chumash Indian plan for Santa Ynez Valley casino
    A tribe is preparing to invest more than $100 million in an expansion and upgrade of its Vegas-style casino in the Santa Ynez Valley, tripling the size of its hotel and opening the door to negotiations that could lead to a greater footprint in California'...
  • Plan to turn Cecil Hotel into homeless housing is withdrawn

    Plan to turn Cecil Hotel into homeless housing is withdrawn
    Turning the Cecil Hotel into homeless housing was supposed to be a quick and innovative way to get skid row residents off the streets. But a proposal for hundreds of homeless units in the hotel collapsed recently in the face of opposition from...
  • The rise of the sharing economy

     The rise of the sharing economy
    Airbnb is all the talk on Wall Street. Its thirtysomething founders were nearly broke six years ago. Now it seems likely they will soon become billionaires. Their company, which connects 600,000 apartment dwellers and homeowners in 160 countries with...
  • San Francisco: Nob Hill hotel deal drops rate to as little as $143

    San Francisco: Nob Hill hotel deal drops rate to as little as $143
    Whether you long for great food, live music at Biscuits & Blues or a cable car ride, this deal for Hotel Carlton locates you near Union Square for a San Francisco visit and gives you room rates as low as $143 a night. The deal: Hotel Carlton's "Stay Two...
  • Ireland travel: Airfare from LAX, Great Western Greenway hotels

    Ireland travel: Airfare from LAX, Great Western Greenway hotels
    If you go THE BEST WAY TO DUBLIN, IRELAND From LAX, United, Delta, US Airways, American, British, Lufthansa and Aer Lingus offer connecting service (change of planes) to Dublin. Restricted round-trip fares from $659 to $1,214, including taxes and...
  • Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally

    Opponents of allowing cellphone calls on planes gain powerful ally
    If you're against letting airline passengers talk on cellphones, you've gained a powerful ally. The Global Business Travel Assn., a trade group for the world's business travelers, submitted its opposition last week to a plan by the Federal...